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CFA BOARD MEETING
Items discussed at the recent CFA board meeting included the upcoming fall fundraising campaign, CFA/CMI board collaboration, upcoming events, and committee updates. Read the notes here


POLITICS & PROSE BOOK FAIR
The CFA's annual book fair is this weekend! It will be held at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  This event has brought tons of books to our school's classrooms. Plus Politics & Prose donates 20% of sales from the book fair right back to CMI. We still need more volunteers; sign up here!

CFA FALL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
This year's annual fundraising campaign kicks off next week! The campaign will run from Oct. 28-Nov. 26 with a goal of raising $50,000 for CMI funding priorities. Last year's campaign helped fund new school books, bike racks, a new basketball hoop, picnic benches and a number of other items for use by our children. Info on where to donate is coming soon.

CFA COFFEE
The next CFA coffee is Friday, Nov. 1, 8:15-9 a.m. Come learn about the plans for this year's Fall Fundraising Campaign. 

MOVIE NIGHTS
The CFA is holding movie nights! Grades 4-8 will be held on Friday, Nov. 1 from 6-8 p.m. and PS-3 will be on Friday Nov. 15, 6-8 p.m. We are looking for help: volunteer here for the upper grade night and here for the lower grade night.

CFA MEETING
The first CFA meeting of the year will be on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the CMI all purpose room from 6-7:15 p.m. Childcare and pizza for the kids will be provided, RSVP here.

ROBOTICS SEASON

The CMI Chameleons Robotics team is hosting our first ever VEX IQ robotics tournament at CMI on Dec. 7. Our team of 1st through 4th graders will be competing with other DC-area teams, hoping to return to VEX Worlds again in April. 
 
We encourage other CMI parents will volunteer to help out at the tournament. You don't need to have any robotics expertise to do it - there are many different jobs from judging to refereeing to selling concessions. Or just come and watch this great competition and cheer on your fellow Chameleons. If you're curious about helping out, please email Mae Wu or Elizabeth Maclin or checkout our sign up page
 
POPCORN SALES
Popcorn sales are every Thursday in the downstairs lobby and at the outside pick up location, weather permitting. Credit card payments accepted in the lobby. We also need 1-2 adults for each event to help with set up and oversee sales on Thursdays between 2-4:30 p.m. Sign up here, lots of slots are available.

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October 16, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter, Oct. 16, 2019 
October 7, 2019 Meeting Presentations CFA Board Meeting Notes, Oct. 7 
September 18, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter, Sept. 18, 2019 
September 12, 2019 Meeting Presentations Sept. 12, 2019 CFA Meeting 
September 4, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter, Sept. 4, 2019 
May 29, 2019 Meeting Presentations End of Year CFA roll up 
May 15, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter, May 15, 2019 
May 1, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter May 1, 2019 
April 30, 2019 Meeting Presentations CFA meeting on volunteerism 
April 3, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter April 3, 2019 
March 20, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter March 20, 2019 
March 7, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter March 7, 2019 
February 20, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Feb. 20, 2019 
February 13, 2019 Meeting Presentations CFA February Meeting 
February 6, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Feb. 6, 2019 
January 23, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Jan. 23, 2019 
January 16, 2019 Meeting Presentations CFA Meeting January 16, 2019 
January 9, 2019 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Jan. 9, 2019 
December 12, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Dec. 12, 2018 
November 28, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Nov. 28, 2018 
November 28, 2018 Meeting Presentations CFA Meeting November 2018 
November 14, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Nov. 14, 2018 
October 17, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Oct. 17, 2018 
October 3, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Oct. 3, 2018 
September 19, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter Sept. 19, 2018 
September 12, 2018 Reminder Teacher Appreciation  
September 12, 2018 Meeting Presentations CFA Meeting September 2018 
September 10, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter September 10, 2018 
September 6, 2018 Reminder Back to School Picnic Reminder 
August 31, 2018 Reminder Priority CFA Volunteer Request: Fundraising Campaign Coordinator 
August 27, 2018 Newsletter CFA Newsletter August 27, 2018 
August 24, 2018 Reminder CMI Bonfire Shirt Campaign 
August 18, 2018 Reminder Tea and Tissues Breakfast 
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